April 18, 2015


Achievement – Fide


Julia Fide, a junior at the University of Mount Union, pledged and was initiated into Delta Sigma Tau Sorority and Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity. On Feb. 20, 2015, Julia performed with the Wind Ensemble at the Gala Weekend Celebration that marked the opening of the University of Mount Union’s Giese Center for the Performing Read More…

90th Birthday – Balliet


World War II veteran and longtime Valley City resident Emil Balliet turns 90 years old this March. Emil served in the United States Navy during the war, stationed in the South Pacific serving with the Seabees on the island of Guam. The Navy veteran will spend his 90th birthday surrounded by his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, Read More…

65th Anniversary – Yergin


Max Yergin and Jerrie (Haulk), of Lodi, were married March 5, 1950, by the Rev. Eastman at the Sullivan Congregational Church. Jerrie was a Girl Scout leader and a Sunday school teacher while her family was at home. Max, a World War II Navy veteran is a retired auto parts manager. They have three daughters Read More…

Engagement – Schuck – Becker


Robert and Patricia Schuck, of Medina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Abigail Erin Schuck to Troy Alexander Becker, son of Dale Becker and Carol Marturano-Becker of Bath. The future bride will receive a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree this May from the University of Findlay. She will pursue either a residency in Read More…

Engagement – Poggiali – Cantu

David Cantu & Kayla Po

A June 20, 2015, wedding is planned at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Lorain. Kayla Michelle Poggiali is the daughter of Todd and Lori Poggiali of Sandusky. She is a graduate of Kent State University, where she received a bachelor degree in early childhood education. She is employed as a kindergarten teacher Read More…

Wedding – Ellison

Jake & Bethany Ellison

On a cool autumn afternoon, Oct. 22, 2014, at Carrigan Farms in Mooresville, N.C., Bethany D. Wickes became the wife of Jacob R. Ellison. Family and friends from Ohio, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Missouri, North Dakota and Scotland were present for the wedding and reception. The bride was attended by her maid of honor, Read More…

Engagement – Vilagi – Reedy


Dan and Angie Vilagi announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Vilagi, to Matthew Reedy, son of Steve and Nancy Reedy of Hiram. The couple met at their alma mater, Ohio University, in Athens. The future bride received her bachelor’s degree in speech and language science and recently received her master’s degree from Kent State Read More…

50th Birthday – Kelly


Happy 50th birthday, Gina “Our Little Ground Hog” Feb. 2, 1965

Engagement – Cabbil-Ewing

Alesia Kamil Cabbil & Michael Ewing

Alesia Kamil Cabbil and Michael Ewing are pleased to announce their plans to be married on Aug. 8, 2015. Alesia is the daughter of Alex and Ann Cabbil of Sheffield. She is a 2002 graduate of Brookside High School, in Sheffield Lake, and a 2006 graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree Read More…

90th Birthday – May


Jack May recently celebrated his 90th birthday at a small party hosted by his children, Rhonda Kerzie and Rodney May. He was born Jan. 19, 1925, in Logan, West Virginia, was a WWII veteran, and was married to his high school sweetheart, Beatrice Ellis for 57 years. Jack moved to Elyria in 1959 after working Read More…